Entire police force of Nuevo León town quits after hail of bullets and grenades

Police station in Los RamonesThree days after the inauguration of a new police station in the town of Los Ramones, 60-km outside Monterrey on the Matamoros highway, gunmen pulverized the building with high caliber weapons and grenades (3 exploded of 6 launched) during a midnight attack.  Five officers were in the building at the time of the attack; none were injured.  Today, all 14 policemen in the town of 6,000 resigned.  The state highway police and the Army have assumed responsibility for law enforcement. (Universal 10/26, Reforma 10/26)

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